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Rubsun Ho - Cognition LLP. Toronto, ON, CA

Rubsun Ho

Co-Founder | Cognition LLP

Toronto, ON, CANADA

Highly regarded corporate lawyer specializing in providing quality legal services forf startups.





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Rubsun Ho is a corporate lawyer and adviser to a number of early stage technology companies. He co-founded Cognition LLP, a new breed of law firm, upon recognizing that the existing legal marketplace was in need of re-engineering to provide better service at lower costs. More specifically, Rubsun co-founded Cognition LLP in an effort to provide greater access to quality legal services for startups. Having worked in or with many early stage companies, he enjoys guiding them through their commercial agreements, employment matters and financing requirements.

Prior to co-founding Cognition, Rubsun was Legal Counsel to Bitfone, a mobile device management software company, and Diversinet, a secure application platform technology provider for mobile healthcare. Rubsun also served as VP Business Development with Wysdom Inc., a wireless Internet startup based in Toronto, where he helped the company raise over US$60 million in financing and procured marketing and distribution agreements with various telecom and Internet entities. Before Wysdom, Rubsun was a corporate and securities associate in the Toronto and New York offices of Stikeman Elliott, where he worked on a number of public and private financings and M&A transactions.

Industry Expertise (6)

Legal Services

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Corporate Leadership

Business Services

Management Consulting


Areas of Expertise (6)

Employment Law

Financial Management for Business Start-Ups

Mobile Technology

Business Development and Financing


Commercial Agreements

Accomplishments (1)

Recipient - Toronto's Decade Dozen (professional)

In the Fall/Winter 2010 Issue of Nexus, Rubsun Ho was elected to the University of Toronto's Decade Dozen - the Top 12 Law School alumni to keep an eye on as they do their alma mater proud!

Education (2)

McGill University: Bachelor of Commerce, Business, Commerce and Finance 1992

University of Toronto: LL.B, Law 1995

Event Appearances (5)

Event Series

Canadian Innovation Exchange Conference  Toronto

Legal Issues - Marketing in a Web 2.0 World

Enterprise Toronto  Toronto


Intellectual Property: A Primer for Small Businesses

Enterprise Toronto Small Business Forum  Toronto


Small Business Summit

The Globe and Mail Small Business Summit  Toronto



Ivey Venture Forum  Toronto, Ontario



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